HEX Talk Event Series: “Start-Up”

Date: 18 November 2021 (Thursday) 
Time: 5:00 PM (GMT +8)
Platform: Zoom | Facebook
Registration: Click here

HEX Talk Event Series: “Start-Up” is an online forum event to discuss the current trends and issues in the event industry.The theme and concept of the event revolves around the future direction of the event industry with the focus being on live entertainment events.

The event will be on 18 November 2021, starting off at 5pm – 7pm with a welcoming remark by Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Executive Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management (SHTE), followed by two keynote speech by YBhg Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, CEO of MyCEB, Adjunct Professor and Industry Advisory Panel, Taylor’s University and Ms. Stephanie Kuan, Project Director of ESPL Esports Sdn Bhd., a short trivia game for the participants and moving forward to the main agenda of the event, panel discussion to discuss on the topic with Ms. Shermaine Wong, Founder & Managing Director of Tish Events, Mr Rizal Kamal,  Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Taylor’s University, CEO of LOL Asia, & President of Arts, Live Festival and Events Association (ALIFE), Mr Iqbal Ameer, Founder & Managing Director of Livescape Group, Mr Nadeem Salam, Founder & CEO of Skesh Entertainment, Ms Caryn Lim, Module Leader for Events Technology, SHTE and Dr. Karen Miranda-Fernandez, Vice President, South East Asia of Asia Pacific Institute for Events Management (APIEM) with Ms. Munas van Boonstra, Founder of Nasty Inc. Management, as the moderator.  

The aim of HEX Talk Event Series is to be recognize by the industry as a platform to discuss the current trends and issues in event industry and this event is an initiative by School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events to support the event industry in Malaysia.


YBhg. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud

Adjunct Professor & IAP,
Taylor's University,
CEO of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB)

Stephanie Kuan

Project Director of ESPL Esports Sdn Bhd

Shermaine Wong 

Founder and Managing Director of Tish Event

Rizal Kamal

Adjunct Senior Lecturer,
Taylor's University,
CEO of LOL Asia,  
President of ALIFE

Nadeem A. Salam

Founder & CEO of Skesh Entertainment

Dr. Karen Miranda-Fernandez 

Vice President, South East Asia of Asia Pacific Institute for Events Management (APIEM)

Iqbal Ameer

Founder and Managing Director of Livescape Group

Caryn Lim

Module Leader,
Events Technology,
School of Hospitality,Tourism & Events,
Taylor’s University

Munas Van Boonstra

Founder of Nasty Inc Management